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Nicole Schön

Nicole Schön is a member of Baker McKenzie's Intellectual Property & Technology practice group.
After being admitted to the bar Nicole joined Baker McKenzie as an associate. From August 2020 until June 2021 she completed the bilingual (French and English) LLM in European Law at the College of Europe in Bruges after which she worked for the attorney general's office in the area of cybercrime before rejoining Baker McKenzie in May 2023.

The Federal Information Security Act (ISA), which only entered into force on 1 January 2024, is already being amended with an obligation to report cyberattacks for operators of critical infrastructures. On 18 January 2024, the deadline expired for challenging the amendment by way of a public referendum. This means that the amended version will become law, with the new obligation to report cyberattacks expected to come into force in 2025, although an exact date has not yet been set.

The revised Data Protection Act (nDPA) and the revised Data Protection Ordinance (nDPO) will enter into force on 1 September 2023. The revised Swiss data protection law is “a GDPR-like” legislation and provides for certain (new) obligations not contained in the current data protection law.
In an employment relationship, an employer inevitably processes employees’ personal data for various purposes. This client alert aims to inform employers about their data privacy obligations under the new data protection law and provides an opportunity to test data protection compliance.